Why you need a supercomputer to build a house – TechCrunch

When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don’t let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying for...

Cove.Tool wants to solve climate change one efficient building at a time – TechCrunch

As the fight against climate change heats up, Cove.Tool is looking to help tackle carbon emissions one building at a time. The Atlanta-based startup provides an automated big-data platform that...

Agtech startup Imago AI is using computer vision to boost crop yields – TechCrunch

Presenting onstage today in the 2018 TC Disrupt Berlin Battlefield is Indian agtech startup Imago AI, which is applying AI to help feed the world’s growing population by increasing crop...

ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years – TechCrunch

Electric vehicles still make up just a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs on the road today. But that’s changing: The number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on...

CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable – TechCrunch

Marijuana may still be on shaky legal ground, but the therapeutic benefits of the psychoactive molecules — cannabinoids — inside the plant are solidly established. Unfortunately, cultivation of that plant...

Powered by $25 million, Arcadia Power looks to expand its distributed renewable energy services...

As renewable energy use surges in the U.S. and the effects of global climate change become more visible, companies like Arcadia Power are pitching a nationwide service to make renewable...

Ocean Solutions Accelerator names its first wave of conservation startups – TechCrunch

Early this year the Sustainable Oceans Alliance announced that it would be starting its own accelerator with a focus on conservation. The nonprofit has just announced the Ocean Solutions Accelerator’s...

Meet the speakers at The Europas, and get your ticket free (July 3, London)...

Excited to announce that this year’s The Europas Unconference & Awards is shaping up! Our half day Unconference kicks off on 3 July, 2018 at The Brewery in the heart...

Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs – TechCrunch

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one looks...

Volkswagen has locked down $25B in battery supplies for its electric vehicle push

Automaker Volkswagen’s ramping up for its big EV push, with $25 billion in committed battery supplies and plans to outfit 16 factories to build electric...